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Dozens Turn Out To Clean Graffiti

Sept. 26, 2009 Staff Report

Dozens of volunteers from the Sunnyside community, wearing torn clothes and workmen’s shirts, turned out on Saturday to attend this fall’s graffiti clean up day.

The event, organized by the Sunnyside United Neighborhood Network (SUNN), drew some of this community’s well-known political figures. Eric Gioia, a representative from Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan’s office, and Jimmy Van Bramer (the Democratic nominee for city council) were in attendance.

The volunteers met at the Sunnyside Reformed Church on Skillman Avenue (48th Street) at 10:00 a.m. where they were greeted to donuts and coffee. The organizers split them into groups and sent them out with paint, brushes and other tools. Each group was assigned a certain district within the neighborhood. Their job description was straight forward: find graffiti and paint over it with the appropriate color.

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